Editorials

Some Republican lawmakers in Topeka are apparently willing to risk not just their own lives, but those of their colleagues and of all those who work in the statehouse by continuing to refuse to wear…

We’ve known for some time that COVID-19 poses a great risk to those in long-term care facilities. Put simply, residents are likely to be older and diagnosed with significant health conditions, both of which can…

For all intents and purposes, voter fraud does not exist in the United States.  With a president accusing as much, this year in particular, election officials have been on the lookout for irregularities, and, fortunately,…

Though it may be hard to imagine now, sometime in the not distant future, the emergency measures adopted this year to control the spread of COVID-19 will no longer be necessary. But California would benefit…

Much of the news about vaccines to combat the pandemic emphasizes speed: a “race” to approval, “Operation Warp Speed” and the truly record-breaking timelines. But speed is not the only remarkable aspect of the process…

Iola’s David Toland was appointed lieutenant governor Monday by Gov. Laura Kelly. Toland replaces outgoing Lynn Rogers, who last week was named state treasurer, replacing Congressman-elect Jake LaTurner. For Rogers, it was a lateral move.…

Since Joe Biden’s election last month, U.S. car companies have been stepping up one by one to support the limits on tailpipe emissions he has pledged to impose. A new spirit of cooperation between the…

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has a big decision to make. She has just named Lt. Gov. Lynn Rogers to fill the office of state treasurer. The current treasurer, Jake LaTurner, is headed to Washington, D.C.,…

The Wall Street Journal ill-advisedly published an opinion piece Friday that ridiculed incoming first lady Jill Biden for professionally referring to herself as Dr. Jill Biden. “Dr. Jill Biden sounds and feels fraudulent, not to…

Chuck Yeager died this week, at 97. It’s amazing that a great movie has never been made of his life. His was a life that, if anything, was larger than its own lore and legend.…